News for NMU Employees


Jaspal Singh (English) presented a paper titled “Narrating the New Nation: South African Indian Literature and Culture” at the English Academy of Southern African Conference in Durban, South Africa. She also was invited by Hofstra University’s Sardini Kuljindar Kaur Endowed Chair in Sikh Studies to participate and attend the "Violent Nations: 1984's Othering of Sikhs Conference" held on the 30th anniversary of the Sikh massacre in India. She moderated a panel titled “Critical Theoretical Frames.”

Kia Jane Richmond (English) presented “Exploring Stereotypes of Race and Place through Examinations of Young Adult Literature” at last month’s Michigan Council of Teachers of English fall conference. Her co-presenter was alumna JoeyLynn Selling, who is currently attending the University of Michigan's literacy, language and culture doctorate program. Richmond and Selling also presented "Writing/Responding to Literature in a Digital Environment: New Media, Student Engagement and Thirteen Reasons Why" at the Writing Across the Peninsula Conference in Marquette.

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